To provide support for survivors of rape and sexual assault in Jersey and their families by, amongst other things, establishing and maintaining a supporting framework that includes a dedicated helpline, website and trained counsellors. To educate the general public on the facts and myths surrounding rape and the extreme trauma suffered by survivors of rape and sexual abuse. This will include being aware of and advising others of the latest thinking, research and treatments available to a survivor and their confidants
At JAAR they provide specialist counselling to support men and women and their families and friends deal with the trauma of rape, sexual assault, and childhood sexual abuse.
All their Counsellors have professional counselling qualifications plus have also completed specialist training in counselling survivors of rape and sexual abuse.
JAAR’s Counsellors are deeply committed to the recovery of survivors of sexual violence.
For those requiring support:
Their helpline is open most hours of the day and night. Everything you tell us is completely confidential and will not be disclosed to anyone outside of JAAR, we are however not an emergency service. The helpline is manned by trained volunteers.
t: 01534 482800